Apple gets preliminary approval to pay $500 million to settle iPhone throttling lawsuit
Apple has to wait for the final approval to pay $500 million to settle several lawsuits because it decided to throttle iPhone performance
OnePlus 7 launch
Pocketnow Daily: OnePlus 7 Pro Event, Honor 20 Pro Rumors & more (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the event that will launch the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, new information on the Honor 20, and more.
Sprint takes AT&T 5G E lawsuit to the public in New York Times ad
The visibility of Sprint’s lawsuit against AT&T’s LTE-turning-into-5G marketing ploy has just shot up with a full-page ad and, we know, media coverage.
Qualcomm and BOE
In Qualcomm anti-trust battles, Korean FTC could be its ticking time bomb
As part of antitrust mitigation measures it’s obligated to fulfill, Qulacomm has to renegotiate a bunch of patent licensing deals. It hasn’t happened.
Huawei P30 Rumors! ft. Booredatwork | #PNWeekly 348
On our show, we discuss Huawei’s legal challenges in the United States and beyond. Plus, hardware talk with the upcoming P30 and current Galaxy S10!
Huawei P30 teaser
Huawei lawsuit against US allows for public relations campaign to fluorish
The US government and Huawei are locked in several legal battles at the moment. The tech manufacturer is looking to make headway in its reputation.
Qualcomm suffers blow as judge sides with Apple on infringment suit
And the trial has yet to officially start! The latest develpments in this case of many cases of growing animosity between the two companies favor Apple.
Qualcomm and BOE
German court tosses Qualcomm suit against Apple, iPhone ban continues
A Mannheim court tossed out Qualcomm’s patent suit against Apple, but the chipmaker still has an iPhone sales ban in effect.
The iPhone 7 and 8 models are no longer available in Germany
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 variants are no longer for sale in Germany through the site of Apple.com after Qualcomm took a dangerous gamble
Qualcomm pays to enforce iPhone sales ban in Germany
The ban is covering more than the 15 Apple Stores in the country — it will also affect sales of the iPhone 7 and 8 at more than 4,000 resellers.
Qualcomm wins iPhone sales ban in Germany
The ban affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models, though Qualcomm vows it will pursue injunctions on the XS, XS Max and XR models, too.
Apple predicts dire consequences settling with Qualcomm over China iPhone ban
Apple is scrambling to update iPhones in China to avoid utilizing Qualcomm patents, but wants to fight off settlement and avoid “unrecoverable losses.”
Reuters: Apple not negotiating with Qualcomm on “any level”
Apple has been going after Qualcomm on several intellectual property causes and, ultimately, money. And it will do so in court.
Apple is “trying to destroy” Qualcomm by refusing to pay $7 billion in royalties
Apple is really behind on its royalty payments to Qualcomm, a lawyer for the chipmaker said in court.
Portugal courts rule Google can’t remove Aptoide from users’ Android phones
The Play Protect security software on Android phones is said to have systematically targeted installations of third-party competitor Aptoide.
California passes own net neutrality law, Justice Department sues
On the same day Governor Jerry Brown signed the law that restored net neutrality regulations on ISPs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a lawsuit.
5G
Qualcomm still positive on Apple relationship
Qualcomm is very insistent that it can get back to an amicable relationship with Apple as a supplier. But can it with mountains of lawsuits stacked?
Qualcomm
Qualcomm claims Apple stole code to support Intel modems
After antitrust claims against it, Qualcomm is turning the table against Apple for intellectual property theft to drive down modem costs for the iPhone.
Galaxy Note 9 battery overheats, smokes out, now subject of lawsuit
According to a lawsuit, a New York woman was inside an elevator with a Note 9 oozing smoke and that Samsung should’ve known about the defection.
Firefighters battle Verizon throttling during Mendocino fires
Santa Clara County Fire Department has been fighting with Verizon to remove data speed throttling from its account while it has been fighting the blaze.
Excessive Galaxy S10 vs. excessive LG V40 | #PNWeekly 311
Three phones with up to three cameras versus one phone with five cameras? Also, is Apple flittering off like a butterfly on its MacBook keyboard?
ITC decision on iPhone 7 sales ban will kick off Apple v. Qualcomm rollercoaster
There’s plenty of legal action between Apple and Qualcomm over many topics, but does one owe the other $4.5 billion in royalties?
BB10 still haunts BlackBerry as class action suit is allowed to proceed
New data from another lawsuit has been allowed to be part of the basis of this new lawsuit claiming that BlackBerry misrepresented sales prospects of BlackBerry 10 OS phones.
Android P rhymes with HP Elite x3 | #PNWeekly 295
The FBI recruited Best Buy employees as an arm of the law, but did it breach citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights? That plus Android P and HTC phone feedback on our show!
BlackBerry wants Facebook to pay for alleged infringement of messaging app patents
BlackBerry Limited is on a suing spree, and the Canadian company’s latest target is also its most high-profile yet. Facebook doesn’t seem willing to settle either.